Did an interview for FOSDEM about SystemTap. It discusses a wide range of topics. About when I got involved with Free Software, working for Red Hat, how FOSDEM helped the libre Java community, getting Fedora more observable by adding static markers into programs, the history of observation tools (tracers, profilers, debuggers) on GNU/Linux, comparisons to [...]
Archive for January 2010
Really looking forward to Fosdem next month. This year I will be giving a talk What is my system doing – Full System Observability with SystemTap during one of the main tracks. There will be some demos of the new systemtap java and python tracing support that I blogged about earlier.